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The Pour Over: 1 John 3:5b [Are you really a Christian?]

https://youtu.be/PKcrI6hoe48 On this next quick installment of the Pour Over, Thomas takes us through the rest of 1 John 3:5, and gives us a quick run down of what it means to really be a Christian. How could you live in constant sin if Jesus never did? Welcome to Caffeinated Christianity. We are a site … Continue reading The Pour Over: 1 John 3:5b [Are you really a Christian?]

The Pour Over — 1 John 3:5a [Jesus Saves]

https://youtu.be/uY3QYgbbtMc As we continue with the book of 1 John, Thomas helps us to see the necessity for Jesus's sacrifice for sins. It's not like we could have done it ourselves, anyway. That's called Grace. #JohnOneFive Welcome to Caffeinated Christianity. We are a site dedicated to one mission: Knowing Christ and Reflecting Christ. Our goal … Continue reading The Pour Over — 1 John 3:5a [Jesus Saves]

The Pour Over — 1 John 3:4 [Lawlessness]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD64j42pMOI&feature=youtu.be In this installment of the Pour Over, Thomas walks us through one verse, outlining what it means to live a life of sin-- it's lawlessness. Welcome to Caffeinated Christianity. We are a site dedicated to one mission: Knowing Christ and Reflecting Christ. Our goal here at Caffeinated Christianity is very simple. The role of … Continue reading The Pour Over — 1 John 3:4 [Lawlessness]

The Biblical Truth(s) that Lin Manuel Miranda Showed us in “Hamilton”

Photo by Joan Marcus: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/entertainthis/2016/03/29/hamilton-musical-broadway-lin-manuel-miranda-jonathan-groff-what-its-really-like/82354008/ I have recently seen the famed Broadway musical Hamilton, which is now airing on Disney Plus. As an avid music listener and a history nerd, I was very impressed. The musical has so many aspects that any decent person would appreciate. The complexity, the story, the casting, the music-- it's … Continue reading The Biblical Truth(s) that Lin Manuel Miranda Showed us in “Hamilton”

The Best Part of Christianity is How Bad it Hurts

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Let me just make a long and rather personal story short... this last week and half of my family's life has been a whirlwind. We've been battling with a fellow Shortie over the ins and outs of this rather elusive thing we call "mental health." I don't know that we are all … Continue reading The Best Part of Christianity is How Bad it Hurts

Ep. 47: The Ten Commandments — Honor Your Parents [Promises]

https://youtu.be/BEyRqqDB25E I love my parents. Chances are, you do, too. So, if that is the case, why did God go out of His way to tell us we need to honor our parents. And why also does this commandment come with a promise-- unlike the several commandments before it? I tackle this on more on … Continue reading Ep. 47: The Ten Commandments — Honor Your Parents [Promises]

The Pour Over — 1 John 3:1 [Children of God]

https://youtu.be/1fw_kOSRTM0 Welcome back to another episode of the Pour Over where we pour over scripture-- get it? On this episode, Thomas tells us all about being a child of God. He calls us that, and therefore we are. Check it out now. #JohnOneFive Welcome to Caffeinated Christianity. We are a site dedicated to one mission: … Continue reading The Pour Over — 1 John 3:1 [Children of God]

Congratulations: Good Friday is all our fault

I've never been big on celebrating birthdays. I've been cynical for years about people who tell you it's their birthday. "Today is my birthday. Be nice to me." I think we all forget that literally everyone has a birthday. Just because yours happens to be a certain day doesn't have some earth-shattering implications. In my … Continue reading Congratulations: Good Friday is all our fault